Robert S. Briggs
Company Director, former President and CEO, Bangor Hydro Electric Company, Carrabassett Valley, Maine
Prior to 2001, Mr. Briggs was the president and CEO of Bangor Hydro Electric Company. He started with the company as a director in 1985 and became president and CEO in 1991. Mr. Briggs became a director of the company in 2001 and is currently a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Briggs is enjoying semi-retired life in Carrabassett Valley, Maine.
James D. Eisenhauer, FCA
President and Chief Executive Officer, ABCO Group Limited, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Mr. Eisenhauer is President and CEO of ABCO Group Limited, which has holdings in manufacturing and distribution activities. He is the chair of the Nova Scotia Power Board of Directors and has been a director with Nova Scotia Power since 2008 and Emera since 2011. He is a Professional Engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia. Mr. Eisenhauer has been a member of the Board of Nova Scotia Business Inc. since 2005, and chair since November, 2010. He is also a member of the Board of Composites Atlantic and Atlantic Industries Limited and chairs its Audit Committee.
Company Director, Group Head of Global Human Resources and Communications, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Toronto, Ontario
Ms. Chrominska is the Group Head of Global Human Resources and Communications for The Bank of Nova Scotia, where she has global responsibility for human resources, corporate communications, government relations, public policy and corporate social responsibility of the Scotiabank Group. Ms. Chrominska also serves on the Dean's Advisory Board at the Richard Ivey School of Business and on the Stratford Festival Board of Governors. She has been a director of the company since 2010.
Allan L. Edgeworth
President, ALE Energy Inc., Calgary, Alberta
Mr. Edgeworth is president of ALE Energy Inc., and is a director of AltaGas Ltd. and Pembina Pipeline Corporation. He is the former president and chief executive officer of Alliance Pipeline and he is a commission member and director of the Alberta Securities Commission. Mr. Edgeworth became a director of the company in 2005 and is the chair of the Management Resources and Compensation Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee, as well as the Technology and Development Committee.
Christopher G. Huskilson
President and CEO, Emera Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia
Mr. Huskilson has been a director and the president and CEO of Emera Inc. since 2004. He is also chairman of Bangor Hydro Electric Company and a director of Nova Scotia Power Inc. He has held a number of other positions within Nova Scotia Power Inc. and its predecessor, Nova Scotia Power Corporation, since joining the company in 1980. As well as serving as either chair or director of a number of other Emera-affiliated companies, Mr. Huskilson serves on many for-profit and not-for-profit Boards of Directors. He is Past-Chair of the Canadian Electricity Association, the Greater Halifax Partnership and the Energy Council of Canada.
John T. McLennan, Chair
Chairman, Emera Inc., former Vice Chairman and CEO, Allstream Inc., Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia
Mr. McLennan is the former vice chair and CEO of Allstream Inc. (formerly AT&T Canada) and currently sits on the Boards of Chorus Aviation Inc. and Amdocs Ltd. He has been a director of the company since 2005 and chairman since May 2009. As well, he was chairman of the board of Nova Scotia Power Inc. from May 2006 to May 2009. Mr. McLennan was a member of the Management Resources and Compensation Committee as well as the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee from April 2005 until May 2009, when he became chair.
Donald A. Pether
Company Director, former Chair of the Board and CEO, Dofasco Inc., Dundas, Ontario
Mr. Pether is the former chair of the board and CEO of Dofasco Inc., a Canadian steel producer. Mr. Pether is chair of the Board of Governors for McMaster University, on the Council of Governors for the Art Gallery of Hamilton, and a director of Primary Energy Recycling Corp. and Samuel, Son & Co. Ltd. He has been a director of the company since 2008, and a member of the Management Resources and Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since May 2009.
Andrea S. Rosen
Company Director, former Vice-Chair, TD Bank Financial Group and President, TD Canada Trust, Toronto, Ontario
Ms. Rosen is the former vice-chair of TD Bank Financial Group and president of TD Canada Trust. She was appointed as director of the company in 2007 and is the chair of Emera’s Audit Committee. Ms. Rosen is also a director of Hiscox Ltd. and Alberta Investment Management Corporation.
Richard Sergel Company Director, former President and Chief Executive Officer of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Wellesley, Massachusetts
Mr. Sergel is the former president and CEO of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC). From 2000 - 2004, Mr. Sergel served as President and CEO for National Grid USA, and was National Grid Group PLC executive director for North America upon the completion of the merger of National Grid and New England Electric System (NEES) in March 2000. Mr. Sergel was formerly President and CEO of NEES. Mr. Sergel is also a director of State Street Corporation. He also served on the boards of the Edison Electric Institute, the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, and the United Way of the Merrimac Valley. He has been a director of the company since 2010.
Jackie Sheppard, Q.C.
Company Director, former Executive Vice President, Corporate & Legal Affairs Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, Alberta
Ms. Sheppard is the former executive vice president, corporate & legal of Talisman Energy Inc. She also served as secretary to the Board, responsible for legal affairs, business development, mergers and acquisitions, corporate projects, corporate communications, investor relations, corporate responsibility and government affairs. Ms. Sheppard also sits on the Board of Directors of NWest Energy Inc. She has been a director of the company since 2009. She has been a member of the Audit Committee and the Management Resources and Compensation Committee since May 2009.